Zungu triumphs on Rangers debut

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Bafana Bafana midfielder Bongani Zungu got off to a winning start for Glasgow Rangers while Jermaine Seoposenwe scored her first league goal in Portugal for Braga. FARPost wraps up this past weekend’s action of South African footballers abroad.

JERMAINE SEOPOSENWE 

The Portuguese Liga BPI returned to action this past weekend and Banyana Banyana midfielder Jermaine Seoposenwe scored her first league goal as SC Braga defeated Valadares 5-1 in the league on Saturday afternoon. 

THEMBI KGATLANA 

After recovering from her injury, she returned to action coming on as a 59th minute substitute for Eibar as they lost 3-1 against Real Madrid in the Spanish Primera division on Sunday. This was Kgatlana’s third goal of the season and her second goal in the past two games. 

BONGANI ZUNGU 

It was debut day for the former Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder, coming on after 46 minutes as Rangers ran riot against Hamilton hammering them 8-0 on the day. Rangers remain on top of the league table with 38 points from 14 games while Glasgow Celtic remain second with 29 points. 

PERCY TAU 

The 26-year-old started and lasted 80 minutes for Belgian giants RSC Anderlecht as they drew 1-1 away at Gent in the Jupiler Pro League on Sunday afternoon. The draw sees Anderlecht drop to 7th on the table with 21 points earned from 12 games so far. 

REFILOE JANE 

AC Milan midfielder Refiloe Jane.

The Banyana star started and played the whole 90 minutes for AC Milan as they got a big 2-1 victory against Rivals Napoli in the Italian Serie A. The win sees them go up to second on the log tied with Juventus on 18 points, but Juventus have a better goal difference. 

KGAOGELO CHAUKE 

17-year-old midfielder Chauke came on as a late substitute for Southampton U-23 as they hammered Manchester City 5-2 in the English Premier League 2 on Saturday to go up to 10th on the table in division 1 of England’s reserve league. 

KEANIN AYER 

Right to Dream product Ayer came on as a second half substitute for Varbergs Bois as they got the result of the weekend in Sweden beating Hammarby 5-2 in the Swedish Allsvenskan on Sunday afternoon. Varbergs remain 12th on the table with 31 points earned from the 27 games played so far. 

GIFT LINKS

Another start for Links as AGF Aarhus came from a goal down to defeat Lyngby 2-1 in the Danish Suparliga on Sunday. This was a second start for Links who got substituted 15 minutes from time. 

LINDA MOTHLALO 

The Banyana Banyana international lasted the entire 90 minutes for Djurgarden DFF as they drew 0-0 with Umea away from home in the Swedish Damallsvenskan. 

RICARDO SCHUTTE 

The 22-year-old striker came on as a second half substitute for CD Mirandes as they beat Sporting Gijon 1-0 in the Spanish Segunda Liga on Saturday evening. Schutte has just returned from injury and is looking to get back in the team’s starting XI. 

BRADLEY CROSS 

After being named captain of the club’s U-23 side Cross led his charges against Leeds United on Friday afternoon and they showed great character to come back from two goals down to win 4-3 against Leeds. 

KOBAMELO KODISANG  

The South African U-23 winger lasted 83 minutes for Braga B as they beat Vidago 3-1 in the Portuguese Campeonato, the win sees Braga remain top of the division. 

TERCIOUS MALEPE 

The Orlando Pirates product made his Ukrainian Premier League debut for FC Minaj coming on as a 85th minute substitute in their 1-0 loss against Desna in the league. 

KEAGAN DOLLY

 

27-year-old attacker Keagan Dolly came on as a second half substitute for Montpellier HSC as they beat Girondins Bordeaux 2-0 in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday evening. 

THIBANG PHETE 

Bafana Bafana defender Thibang Phete played 86 minutes for SAD Belenenses as they drew 0-0 with Rio Ave in the Portuguese Primeira Liga on Friday evening. 

ROWAN HUMAN 

On his league debut U-20 captain Rowan Human scored his first goal for Israel second tier side Beitar Tel Aviv as they beat Ramat Hasharon 3-0 in the league. 

LARS VELDWIJK 

Former PEC Zwolle striker Veldwijk scored his 5th goal of the season for FC Suwon as they beat Anyang 2-1 in the Korean K-League 2 on Saturday night. 

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